HB 457 (BR 1487) - K. Sinnette
AN ACT relating to motor vehicle reparation benefits.
Amend KRS 304.39-241 to permit an insured's attorney to direct reparation benefits within and among elements of loss and specify items to be paid within each element of loss; permit an insured, or an insured's attorney, to direct the payment of benefits to a collateral source for any element of loss paid by the collateral source; require reparation obligors to honor any written direction of benefits provided by an insured, or an insured's attorney, on a prospective basis.
HB 457 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Amend KRS 304.39-241 to authorize an insured to direct the payment of motor vehicle reparation benefits for medical expenses arising from a covered loss to a health benefit plan, Medicaid, Medicare, a Medicare supplement provider, or any other provider that has paid related medical expenses.
Feb 11-introduced in House
Feb 14-to Banking & Insurance (H)
Feb 18-posted in committee
Feb 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 28-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Mar 1-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; placed in the Consent Orders of the Day
Mar 2-3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
Mar 3-taken from Committee on Committees (S); 1st reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S)
Mar 4-taken from Committee on Committees (S); 2nd reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S)
Mar 9-to Judiciary (S); reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent Bill; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 9, 2011; 3rd reading, passed 37-0